Tokio To Continue To Sponsor Tyler Butterfield

March 22, 2016

Tokio Millennium Re [TMR] announced they will continue to sponsor Tyler Butterfield, saying the professional triathlete is an “exceptional ambassador for sport and for Bermuda.”

Stephan Ruoff, CEO of Tokio Millennium Re, shared the Company’s excitement about the relationship saying, “Tyler is an exceptional ambassador for sport and for Bermuda. He is also a great role model for youth, both in Bermuda and worldwide.

“At TMR we believe firmly in Tyler’s talents and are proud to continue to sponsor him and see him reach the goals he has set for himself.”

Founded in Bermuda in 2000 as a subsidiary of Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., Japan’s oldest and one of its largest non-life insurance companies, TMR operates with a commitment to underwriting discipline and scientific analysis of risk, aligned with a strong balance sheet and close relationships with clients.

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“I’m deeply appreciative of my relationship with TMR and the opportunity to represent the company on triathlon’s world stage,” said Tyler Butterfield.

“I have great respect for TMR’s commitment to health and wellness, particularly through a variety of youth athletic programs at home in Bermuda.

“I’ve enjoyed working with the team at TMR over the past five years, not only in pursuit of my personal goals but also through a variety of opportunities designed to inspire others, and I look forward to more of the same in the years ahead.”

Mr Butterfield will kick off his 2016 racing season at the Ironman 70.3 North American Pro Championship in St. George, Utah on May 7.

Highlights of his season will include a first time appearance at Challenge Roth, the world’s largest full distance triathlon, on July 17 in Roth, Germany, and the 2016 Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii on October 8.

TMR has sponsored Mr Butterfield in pursuing his triathlon goals since 2010, and the company also sponsors Bermuda’s top paralympian Jessica Lewis.

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